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Sat Oct 22, 2022, 10:41 PM

16 fundraising emails from the Warnock Campaign in the last 24 hours

33 total fundraising emails in the last day.
It's a bit excessive.

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Reply 16 fundraising emails from the Warnock Campaign in the last 24 hours (Original post)
Hstch05 Oct 2022 OP
doc03 Oct 2022 #1
GP6971 Oct 2022 #2
Mz Pip Oct 2022 #3
NoMoreRepugs Oct 2022 #4
Bayard Oct 2022 #5
keithbvadu2 Oct 2022 #6
Journeyman Oct 2022 #7
usonian Oct 2022 #10
summer_in_TX Oct 2022 #8
DFW Oct 2022 #9
usonian Oct 2022 #12
DFW Oct 2022 #13
keithbvadu2 Oct 2022 #14
Cha Oct 2022 #11

Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2022, 10:46 PM

1. I unsubscribed from around 30 e-mails in the last two days. Enough is enough.

I have enough to worry about in my own state without sending money to Georgia,
Pennsylvania, Florida and a dozen other states.

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2022, 10:50 PM

2. I didn't expect anything less

at this time. Daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly goals. I get them from everyone. It's annoying and sometimes insulting since we contribute what we can when we can.

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2022, 10:55 PM

3. I donated to Tim Ryan

10 minutes later I get another text asking for more.

I get it but it sure isannoying

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2022, 11:00 PM

4. Citizens United made it ALL about the money and not much else.

Until Dems get a truckload of Billionaires to be their backers like the ReThug party this is the new reality of politics IMO.

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Response to NoMoreRepugs (Reply #4)

Sat Oct 22, 2022, 11:32 PM

5. I really hate it

Its often not the best candidate that wins, but the one that raises the most money. Then they take that money, and use it to raise more money.

I've given as much as I can to as many as I can. I know these begging emails are computer generated, but I think it probably turns a lot of people off.

There has to be a better way.

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2022, 11:37 PM

6. Gf got 50 yesterday from repubs and then some more.

Gf got 50 yesterday from repubs and then some more.

Their previous high match was 15x your donation.

Now you get the 'honor' of claiming a 25x match.

Send money.

Donnie Jr will send your name to Daddy as a patriot.

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sat Oct 22, 2022, 11:56 PM

7. I unsubscribed from all campaigns . . .

I still give, but I refuse to receive anymore solicitations. The appeals from Nancy Pelosi, in particular, grate me to no end. I'll donate but I'll not be harassed, or made to feel shitty, or appealed to strictly through my emotions.

I give what I can. There should be a button to click when you first donate, asking to be exempt from any further appeals. Or at the least, given the ability to choose how many times you wish to hear from candidates in any given period.

These are the days of computers and instant communication. Politicians should use them to protect their constituents, not hound them.

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Response to Journeyman (Reply #7)

Sun Oct 23, 2022, 12:47 AM

10. Got one signed Nancy Pelosi, but return address was DCC

In it, she (the ghost writer) valued my opinion to help formulate a strategy.

Less than a month till the election.

Obviously bogus. It's all boilerplate.

The new icloud plus from Apple (just buy more than the default icloud storage) lets you set up random email addresses that get forwarded to your inbox. You can ignore or shut down any one of them (they are listed with the recipient).

I have also used getnada.com for incoming emails, but each random address it assigns, or that you create, is basically public, if anyone can guess it. You can use it once to get a verification code (or whatever) and forget it. The mailbox is emptied monthly.

INDEED, if computers were used to solicit opinions, they would have greater value than spammy requests. That happened ONCE.

I don't let the requests bother me.

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sun Oct 23, 2022, 12:01 AM

8. THIS is why I have a secondary email address.

It's the one I use for almost all non-personal causes and newsletters. I sign all petitions with that one. Then I can find the emails I want to read (those from my friends) and ignore those that I can't afford to do anything about. As much as I want to donate, we are on fixed incomes and have had to dip into savings lately to make ends meet.

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sun Oct 23, 2022, 12:42 AM

9. The ones I find most offensive......

Ö.are the drama queen cries of ę†our candidate lost and itís all because you didnít rush $3 yesterday!†Ľ

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Response to DFW (Reply #9)

Sun Oct 23, 2022, 12:53 AM

12. That's nasty.

Some campaign assistant needs therapy.

Management by guilt is the worst. Many divorced people will agree.

(Seriously, it's called "controlling", and at extremes, is co-dependence and worst, Borderline Personality Disorder)

I am not a psychologist, nor a therapist, just trying to understand what's out there and how to deal with it (or not)

Sorry that you get that kind of stuff.

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Response to usonian (Reply #12)

Sun Oct 23, 2022, 01:18 AM

13. I get it constantly

When Iím in the States, the phone rings off the hook with calls from people who I swear are professional fundraisers working on commission.

At least once or twice I get calls that a used car salesman would be embarrassed to make. They are raising money for (they say) Gabby Giffords and her gun control PAC. I stop them and ask if they know Gabby (of course not). I then ask if they are aware that I contribute a four figure amount at the beginning of every year? (of course not). I then explain that Gabby and Mark are personal friends, and know I contribute every year, so whatís with the pushy routine? This gives them pause, but then they come back with, ę†well, but you could step up again,†Ľ blah, blah. I tell them they are the ones stepping in it, and hang up. I have told Gabby and Mark about this, of course, but they arenít the ones who hire the individual callers. They have to rely on others for that, and they donít always pick the best people.

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Response to usonian (Reply #12)

Sun Oct 23, 2022, 09:29 AM

14. "controlling"... My cousin worked in a bank.

I remember a customer I had not long before I retired. She was an older lady, in her 80's, and very much a Republican supporter. She had a lot of trouble with her checking account, and I often helped her balance her checkbook. I noticed that she had made out checks to many Republican political organizations month after month! She said they needed the money or they wouldn't have sent her a letter in the mail. I tried to explain to her that her $10 (or $20 or whatever) check wasn't going to make a difference in their "campaign". I finally asked her to bring me the latest mail she'd received before sending any more checks. She brought in a stack of around 25 envelopes, only two of which were for utility bills. The rest were political "send me money!" letters. She already had checks made out to them. We had a very long talk, and she finally allowed me to destroy all the political letters and the checks she'd made out. I'd like to think she finally realized how much money she was "spending" for no gain. It was a very sad case of how these often fraudulent organizations can brainwash people into sending money to not necessarily legitimate organizations.

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Response to Hstch05 (Original post)

Sun Oct 23, 2022, 12:52 AM

11. & I got a text in Hawaii from the

fucking Hershel Walker campaign

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